batter

Batter is a flour mixture with liquid and other ingredients like sugar, salt and leavening. It is most often used for pancakes, light cakes, and as a coating for fried foods
Batter is a flour mixture with liquid and other ingredients like sugar, salt and leavening. Batter is most often used for pancakes, light cakes, and as a coating for fried foods.
The word batter comes from the French word battre which means to beat, as many batters require vigorous beating or whisking in their preparation.

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    In the batter.jpeg

  2. Yorky

    Freezing batter.

    When making batter for deep frying fish, prawns etc., we usually end up throwing half of it away. Today, I took that half and put it in an airtight container and then in the freezer. The batter was tempura flour, salt, bi-carb, paprika and beer (no egg). I'll see what happens. Has anyone else...
  3. Tempura Batter Mix

    Tempura Batter Mix

    Tempura Batter Mix
  4. Indian chaura na poora, or Black-Eyed Bean Batter

    Indian chaura na poora, or Black-Eyed Bean Batter

    Indian chaura na poora, or Black-Eyed Bean Pancake Batter. This was a touch too thin. It needs to hold its shape better, more like stiffly whipped cream.
  5. Terrum

    Advice for folding hot batter (fortune cookies)

    Hi, I'm new to the forum and hoping someone can help me out! I recently tried making fortune cookies and I can't find anywhere how to fold them without burning your fingers! (Maybe my fingers are just really sensitive :o_o:) As I'm sure most of you reading this will know, you have to fold the...
  6. SatNavSaysStraightOn

    Recipe Deep Fried Hard Boiled Egg in a Chickpea Flour batter

    I was thinking about a beer batter recipe for wrapping a hardboiled egg into. But I came across a problem. We didn't have any beer plus it was a week night and we don't generally drink during the week - the remaining beer would have needed to be consumed before you ask! So I decided to...
  7. Bakemehappy

    Beer Batter Question

    What kind of beer do you prefer to use when making your own beer batter? Is pale ale better than dark beer? Or do you have another suggestion as to what type of beer to use? I need to hear from those who have tried using beer in their batter and had good results.
  8. C

    Recipe Fried Catfish

    Ingredients 4-6 catfish fillets, about 1-2 pounds 1 cup milk or buttermilk Salt 3/4 cup fine cornmeal (do not use coarsely ground cornmeal) 1/2 cup flour 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon black pepper 1 teaspoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon cayenne 1/4 teaspoon celery seed Oil for frying (use peanut...
  9. Rosyrain

    Catfish batter help?

    I was the lucky recipient of 2 pounds of free catfish fillets, but have never cooked this kind of fish before. I have had it several times and like it battered and fried. Does anyone have a good batter recipe you can share with me? I have also heard that you are supposed to soak it in buttermilk...
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